Gas Heating Fundamentals of Installation & Servicing

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  • January 22, 2024 - February 2, 2024
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Gas Heating Fundamentals of Installation & Servicing Training

This robust 10-day class will provide a foundation of theory, practical application, and safe principles for working with natural gas and propane heating equipment. Students will progressively develop their knowledge and skills in servicing, troubleshooting, maintaining, and installing natural gas and propane heating equipment, both residential and light commercial.

This course will cover topics of: Gas line piping – sizing and installing, Equipment Installations – boilers, hydronic piping, and components, wiring (high and low voltage), Combustion Analysis and Theory, Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and will also cover how to properly perform an oil to gas conversion.

This intensive program is comprised of hands-on training in our state-of-the-art lab, and classroom lecture and discussion. Upon satisfactory completion of the course, the registrant will have a firm working knowledge and skills in servicing, troubleshooting, maintaining, and installing natural gas and propane heating equipment, both residential and light commercial.

Important Disclaimer: This 80-hour gas heat training will be included as a part of our 10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program. In most cases, students who attend our 10-week entry level program have no previous field experience. The objective of the PPATEC 10-week program is to provide an accessible training pathway for more individuals to enter into our industry by receiving formalized training and important certifications. The specific offering of this program would be most appropriate for technicians with less than 6 months of field experience due to the nature of the class.

This two week (10 days) of training will cover:

• Introduction to Gas Burners and Equipment

• Properly Performing an Oil to Gas Conversion

• Gas Piping, Gas Regulators, and Gas Valves

• Gas Orifice’s, Diffusers, and Combustion Chambers

• Draft and Venting

• Combustion

• Ignition Systems

• Motors

• Primary Controls, Modules, and Limited Controls

• Hands-On Troubleshooting in Lab

Registration fees include:

Manuals, OEM Spec Guides, and misc. handouts

Our Instructors include: Mike Elmer has been in the HVAC and plumbing industry since 2002 and has worked for leading contractors in the South Central PA region. His background includes service HVAC, plumbing, and electric. Mike currently works in the field as a lead troubleshooting service technician. Guest Instructors; Curtis Martin – R.W. Beckett, Steve Wieland & Jason Mangos – NTI Boilers

Hotel Accommodations

PPATEC is pleased to partner with local hotels that are in close proximity to our primary training venues. Our hotel partners offer student discounted rates on overnight accommodations. Please see the link below to visit our hotel partners page.

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Venue:  

Venue Phone: 17179395730

Address:
911B South Eisenhower Blvd, Classroom A, Middletown, Pennsylvania, 17057, United States